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By Brian Greene, Director of Trails and Conservation and Data Scientist  When going out on the D&L Trail recently you might have had a common thought: “Wow, there are a lot of people out on…

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By Miranda Alvarez, Community Engagement Manager As the United States confronts visceral issues of inequity and racial injustice, organizations and industries hasten to look at their own operations to secure their spot on the right…

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By Patrick Hunt, Trail Coordinator The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L) is excited to announce the 2020 Lehigh Valley Greenways (LVG) Mini Grant recipients. This year, LVG proudly awards 11 mini grants. LVG…

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On Monday, June 15, the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor hosted its first interactive town hall with speakers Elissa Garofalo, Executive Director, Michael Drabenstott, Board Chair, and special guest Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn of…

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Like our colleagues across America, we at the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor have been challenged and chastened by the events of the past few months. In online team meetings, we’ve asked ourselves how…

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As a nonprofit organization, the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor relies on the generosity of people like you. We simply couldn’t do our vital trail work or run our signature programs without you. Your…

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Blog post by: Emily Dings, D&L Assistant The Earth could be forgiven for wondering where the party was this year. On the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970, millions of Americans mobilized on behalf of…

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By Emily Dings, D&L Assistant If you signed up for an organized run or walk taking place between March and May, you’ve likely already received some disappointing news: due to the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s no…

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By Patrick Hunt, Trail Coordinator As Lehigh Valley Greenways Greenways (LVG) prepares to award 2020 mini grants, we’re looking back on past projects. In previous grant cycles, mini-grants were awarded to two projects that improve…

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By Lauren Golden, Trail and Stewardship Manager Currently, there are about 144 miles of D&L Trail, with plans for approximately 165 miles. Most recently, I’ve talked at length about those last 21 or so miles….

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By Miranda Alvarez, Community Engagement Manager Just last year, Jayne Hartzog stared major abdominal surgery in the face. Overwhelmed by health complications and an unsure road to recovery, she leaped at the chance to complete…

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By Elissa Garofalo, Executive Director When we think of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor’s mine to market story, women’s stories run scarce. Instead, names like Josiah, Asa and Erskine come to mind.  Like…

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